Arts & Entertainment

A comic Don Juan comes to Durango in opera simulcast

Count Ory is Gioachino Rossini’s lightweight version of Don Juan. Like the legend of the great womanizer, Ory is young, handsome and entitled. In the Rossini opera that bears his name, “Le Comte...

DATE: April 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Young musicians ready to strut

The Four Corners’ most promising young musicians will forever change the image of the youth talent show Saturday night at the fourth annual “Strut Your Stuff” musical showcase.Presented by Music in...

DATE: March 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Back to a storied future

After Cinderella marries Prince Charming, he explains why he cheats on her: “I was raised to be charming, not sincere. I am not perfect. I am only human.” Oh, yeah.The Prince’s explanation for his...

DATE: March 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

‘... And all shall be well’

Shakespeare’s greatest comedy with a modern twist, the world’s best Queen cover band and Newfoundland folk-rock. It’s another of those “what will they think of next?” kind of weeks at the Community...

DATE: March 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Sit on it!

The young actors and actresses of the Durango Performing Arts Company will step into their parents’ (and grandparents’?) shoes for the next few weekends as the budding thespians stage “Happy Days –...

DATE: March 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Donizetti’s ‘Lucia’ next up in Met simulcast lineup

If you want to dive into Romantic opera, I’ll see you this Saturday. Late morning, specifically 11 a.m., an unlikely witching hour for a plunge into the recesses of madness, Donizetti’s “Lucia di...

DATE: March 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Rock opera at the Concert Hall

It has been a while since we’ve seen a genuine rock opera – “Tommy” comes to mind – but the unique genre will be revived Wednesday night on the stage of the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis...

DATE: March 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Local writers take their stories to the stage

Michael Garabedian has been in Durango for less than half a year, but he’s already making a mark on the literary community.Within days of his arrival in town last fall, Garabedian – a published...

DATE: March 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

This show is a laughing matter

If you are in town Saturday night and miss Kathleen Madigan at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College, you will have missed one of the funniest people who will ever visit our town.Madigan...

DATE: March 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Independents’ Day

For Doug Sitter, it was the second time that was the charm, and if things go well, there should be no need for a third.“I wanted to create a small venue that’s affordable to rent and to bring back...

DATE: March 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Rhythmic Circus: More than tap

If you still think Shirley Temple when you hear the term “tap dancing,” then it’s time to check out Rhythmic Circus.The innovative live performance group will bring its highly acclaimed dance...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

‘King’s Speech’ wins best picture

LOS ANGELES – “The King’s Speech” was crowned best picture Sunday at an Academy Awards ceremony as precise as a state coronation, the monarchy drama leading as expected with four Oscars and...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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